WinReducer for W8.x, W10 can customize Windows ISO

Winreducer - load the WIndows 8.1 iso

If you know Nlite (now supports W8 and W10 preview too) you probably like customizing Windows ISOs. There has always been an alternative called WinReducer that I blogged about in the past. The good news is that this free software got an update recently and is able to support W7 up to W10 (preview). WinReducer for W8.x, […]

VMware Horizon View 6.1 Released

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VMware Horizon Suite getting updated with new release of VMware Horizon View 6.1. The Horizon 6.0 release which I covered in details here brought major enhancements in the architecture (cloud pods) and brings new RDS hosted desktops and application catalog. Also VMware VSAN support in the 6.1 brings new dimension into VDI as it’s possible to double […]

VMware Virtual SAN Diagnostics and Troubleshooting Reference Manual

VMware Virtual SAN Diagnostics and Troubleshooting Reference Manual

Another must have document if your’re into VSAN. Again, this document called VMware Virtual SAN Diagnostics and Troubleshooting Reference Manual, which is written by Cormac Hogan (VMware) but this time it does not has 80 pages, but 295! It’s not a simple PFD but rather a book which you can download for free. It’s very […]

Atlantis USX 2.2 Released Bringing New Hyper-Converged Volume Type Support And More

Atlantis USX 2.2 Hyper-converged volume

Atlantis USX has an update – Atlantis USX 2.2. I must say that I’m quite “hooked” with their technology since I met them during VMworld Barcelona where they won a gold medal in the storage category. Atlantis has more aces in their sleeves which will make more sense when vSphere 6.0 will be GA – vVOLs […]

CloudVolumes, Just-in-Times-Desktops and Some Secret Sauce in Between

Cloudvolumes - Assigned of Applications, not installation

I went to see Garry Owen during VMworld Barcelona 2014. Garry who is a EMEA Senior Product Marketing Manager, based at Frimley, to ask him about the latest and hottest VMware technology in the End User Computing (EUC). We were talking about CloudVolumes, Just-in-Times-Desktops, forking and some secred sauce in between all this. He showed me […]

Windows 10 Tech preview Installation in VMware Workstation 11 Tech Preview

Install Windows 10 in VMware Workstation

Windows 10 Tech Preview can easily be installed in VMware Workstation 11 Tech preview. Even if the latest version of Microsoft’s OS isn’t on the list of supported OS, according to VMware Workstation blog, the Windows kernel don’t differ much from Windows 8.x one. The installation including installation of VMware tools is without a problem. […]

Workstation 11 and Player Pro 7 Announced With Up to 45% Performance Improvements

VMware Workstation 11

VMware has announced new version of VMware Workstation 11 and VMware Player Pro v.7. The products are not currently available for download, but we know what to expect when they will. Interesting to know that from the performance standpoint the upcoming Workstation 11 is giving 45% more performance on new Haswell CPUs taking advantage of new Haswell […]

VMware Horizon Suite: Building End User Experience – New Book by VMware Press

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This book covers all Horizon Suite (Workspace, Mirage and View) concerning planning, implementation and examples. It’s published by VMware press and the author are Paul O’Doherty and Stephane Asselin. Looking at the content gives you already the idea whats in. Three VMware products within the Horizon suite are covered. The VMware Horizon Suite: Building End User […]

VMware Fusion 7 and Fusion 7 Pro released – ready for Yosemite

VMware Fusion 7

New version of VMware Fusion 7 and Fusion 7 Pro version has been released yesterday bringing more efficiency (up to 46% compared to Fusion 6), more performance and more features. Fusion Pro version can run a greater range of operating systems (over 200) and has a supports for iSight cameras in VMs. It can also connect […]